PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Thank You Volunteers of Helping Hands in Grand Forks
Over 5,400 volunteered hours were spent by students of the Helping Hands Program during the summer of 2013. We thank the middle and high school students of the Grand Forks Public Schools Helping Hand... Posted on 10/11/13 at 9:41 AM
THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND 2013 youth pheasant hunt is this weekend
North Dakotas two-day youth pheasant season is Oct. 5-6. Legally licensed residents and nonresidents ages 15 and younger may hunt roosters statewide.
Resident youth hunters, regardless of ag... Posted on 10/3/13 at 8:23 AM
BOY SCOUT BLOG Exciting Times for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council
I sincerely hope that you have enjoyed summer! Personally, I can testify that this was one of the best summers I have experienced. When I travel around the Northern Lights Council, I always get asked ... Posted on 10/1/13 at 4:22 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II memorable mondays: in d.c., the spark of youth
[On Meaningful Mondays, I share my faith columns, published Saturdays in The Forum and reprinted here with permission.]
D.C. trip stirs faith, pride in youth
By Roxane B. Salonen, The Fo... Posted on 2/4/13 at 12:01 AM
For a website that was launched less than two weeks ago, this one’s already gotten quite a few tongues wagging. The site, ittakesavillageperham.com, urges Perham residents to watch out for and report suspicious activity by minors, such as underage smoking, possible drug use and “hanging out in unusual locations ... campers, vans, sheds, garages.”
David Hall was afraid of his own son. They were getting into violent, physical fights requiring police intervention. Fearing the teen would end up in juvenile detention, Hall had his son hauled away in handcuffs and shackles to a southern New Mexico ranch for troubled youths.
Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a national report released Monday. That’s 14.6 percent of those aged 16 to 24 who have neither desk nor job, according to The Opportunity Nation coalition, which wrote the report.
Some U.S. religious leaders are cutting ties with the Boy Scouts of America, saying they will no longer permit local troops to meet at their churches in reaction to the group's decision to allow openly gay youth members.
Several North Dakota small farmers will teach their trade to those without a farm of their own. An education-focused agricultural nonprofit organization called Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resource Management is taking applications for its new farm internship program.
Independence Through Music matches young musicians on the Pine Ridge reservation with well-established Native American musicians to learn the ropes of the music business — from properly holding a microphone to planning a tour and creating a marketing plan. Before Independence Through Music started, no school on the reservation offered music. Now three do.
Jake Watters is a typical teenager who loves listening to music, playing video games and annoying his parents. But he also faces a health challenge that used to only be seen in much older people. Fatty liver disease, a condition historically diagnosed in adults with diabetes or alcoholism, is increasingly diagnosed in obese children and teens. Doctors believe that the rise in fatty liver disease to about 17 percent of children mirrors the increase in childhood obesity, which affects nearly the same percentage.
A Wisconsin factory worker worried about layoffs became a dairy farmer. An employee at a Minnesota nonprofit found an escape from her cubicle by buying a vegetable farm. A nuclear engineer tired of office bureaucracy decided to get into cattle ranching in Texas.
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